EEOC Releases Enforcement and Litigation Statistics for Fiscal Year 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 26, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – an agency advancing opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – released Enforcement and Litigation Statistics with breakdowns for the 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in Fiscal Year…

TSA Seeks to Fill Over 6,000 Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Positions

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 19, 2021, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) – which has critical a mission to protect America’s transportation systems – announced the launching of recruitment efforts nationwide to fill over 6,000 Transportation Security Officer (TSO) positions by the summer of 2021, according to a press release…

Illinois Amendment to “Ban the Box” Law Would Impact Employers in their Use of Criminal Records

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In January 2021, the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 1480 (SB 1480) to amend the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) that would impact employers under the state’s “Ban the Box” law that prevents employers from asking job applicants about criminal histories on applications. The bill was sent…

PreemploymentDirectory.com Offers Employers Employment Screening Advice

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn PreemploymentDirectory.com, a comprehensive listing of professional background screening companies, has added a new ‘Employment Screening Advice for Employers’ section to its industry information portal to help educate employers in the field of background screening, according to a press release about the new section, which is located at…